A number of Chinese nationals are now in custody following a large-scale inter-agency operation to crack down on undocumented immigrants in a poor neighborhood north of Johannesburg. In all, more than 400 people were detained, including 380 charged with immigration violations, according to news reports.
The precise number of Chinese nationals arrested in the raid is not known at this time.
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